Tag Archives: sunglasses

THROWBACK: BLUE JAYS!

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The Toronto Blue Jays have been doing their city proud, so today we’re combining our love for vintage eyewear with our love for the Blue Jays and bringing you a few frame picks inspired by 90s Tom Henke and Kelly Gruber! What a dreamboat. Check out those aviators! Iconic round sunnies à la Kelly Gruber […]


Pantone Palette 2016

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Every season, Pantone releases a new carefully selected palette that reflects the most prominent colours in fashion and style. For fall 2016, they’ve chosen an eclectic and joyful mix of brights and neutrals that will keep you from feeling drab as the summer cools down.   At Opticianado, we have a sincere passion for design […]


SACRED GEOMETRY

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For customers looking for a departure from classic round and rectangular shapes, we carry an abundance of geometric, polygonal frames! Playing with shapes and angles offers a quirky alternative to your look while maintaining an overall clean and modern aesthetic. Curious about our one-of-a-kind frames? Come on down to the shop and learn more about […]


Sunglass Sale

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  It’s that time of year again!  Our Annual Sunglass Sale runs until August 31st with discounts anywhere between 10-50% off.  Although the sale runs all month, pairs are already moving quickly.  Come in sooner rather than later for the best choice of new and vintage frames at a wide-range of discounted prices.  We can […]


Iconic Eyewear: Casino and American Psycho

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    Christian Bale stars as Patrick Bateman in Mary Harron’s film adaptation of American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis. His iconic Wall-Street look is completed with the O’Malley frame, one of our many Oliver Peoples styles available in store.   In Casino, De Niro stars as Sam “Ace” Rothstein, wearing these incredible Ultra Goliath […]


Too Sunny To Be Squint-y

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Got a pair of specs with us? Good! You look great, and with the summer sun upon us, clip-on lenses are an easy way to upgrade your current frame into a sunglass without committing to a whole new pair. They offer an economical yet stylish solution on sunny and snowy days. Our in-store experts trace […]


All about that ZERO base

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The latest trend on the block and now stocked at Opticianado are the retro-chic zero base sunglasses! Sunglasses with flat lenses that can compliment any look and style. You can find them with coloured mirrored lenses and funky hexagonal shapes.


Woody Glasses: The Local Option

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Woodys are some of the boldest frame designs we carry.  As the name suggests, they are made of… acetate.  Wild, right?  Right.  Totally wild.  They achieve the wooden-lookin’ finish by sandblasting and striating the materials after they are crafted. Perhaps more important, Woody glasses and sunglasses are our primary local option.  They’re handcrafted right here in the GTA at Frame […]


Sunnydaze

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As the days get longer and the temperature rises, the parks and patios beckon; and what better to go with a picnic or pint than a great pair of sunglasses?  We have a wide selection of new and vintage frames to suit any budget or prescription and protect your eyes from the sunnydaze of spring. Ray-Ban One of the most […]


November Sale! Save up to 50% off frames and sunglasses!

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It is that time of year again! Our November sale is on NOW! Save up to 50% off sunglasses and optical frames, including favorite brands like Saville Row, Bevel, Kirk Originals, Yellows Plus and more! Lots of frames are marked  at 50% off, including one-of-a-kind vintage so you will not want to miss this!